Tap 48 years of rising dividends

FORTIS INC. $56 is your #1 Income Buy for 2021. The company (Toronto symbol FTS; Conservative & Income Portfolios, Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 471.2 million; Market cap: $26.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.9; Dividend yield 3.8%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.fortisinc.com) has raised its dividend each year for the past… Read More

5 top Canadian dividend stocks to invest in

5 top Canadian dividend stocks to invest in

Here are 5 Canadian dividend stocks we recommend holding in your portfolio during and after COVID-19
One of the key points in our three-part investment advice is to invest mainly in well-established dividend-paying stocks. The COVID-19 pandemic and the downturn it spurred in March 2020 highlight… Read More

These four utilities still top bonds

Although it looks like interest rates will start moving up again in 2022, we continue to prefer high-quality utility stocks over holding bonds.
The four utility stocks below are top alternatives to bonds given their long track records of increasing their dividends even as rising interest… Read More

Get a 3.7% yield from Fortis

Get a 3.7% yield from Fortis

When we decided on 2021’s top income pick, we considered a wide range of factors including dividend safety and cash flow support from underlying operations.

Thanks to its high-quality, regulated power utilities, we chose this firm as 2021’s top income pick. We continue to believe the… Read More

Fortis remains our #1 income pick

In January when we decided on income pick for 2021, we considered a wide range of factors. They include the safety of a company’s dividend and how likely its underlying operations are to support regular dividend increases. That’s regardless of any future economic shock like… Read More